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Learn more about native plants ?
Landscape with native plants (and save on your watering bill)?
Provide habitat for wildlife ?
Meet fellow outdoor enthusiasts ?
Help restore natural areas?
Then join our meetup group, attend our presentations, take part in hikes and other sponsored events. For more information see the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) website at http://www.wnps.org or the South Sound Chapter (SSC) website at http://www.southsoundchapterwnps.org.
Chapter meetings start each year with a kickoff picnic in September and we have meetings in the evening in Tacoma and Olympia from November through May. We also have hikes all throughout the year. Come join us!!
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- Secrets & Strengths of the Moss WorldThe Lord Mansion, Olympia, WA
March Chapter Meeting:
The program “Secrets and Strengths of the Moss World” will provide an overview of the biology, life history, ecology and conservation considerations for mosses in Washington State. Take a moment to appreciate the small stuff; a beautiful, diverse world right under our feet.
Erica Heinlen, M.S., Zone Botanist, Tonasket Ranger District, Colville National Forest. Erica has a bachelor’s degree in botany and zoology from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in bryophyte ecology from the University of Alberta. She manages the sensitive botanical species and native plant programs for the Tonasket and Republic Ranger Districts of the Colville National Forest. She is excited to share her love for plants and bryophytes with others.
This event will occur in person at the Lord Mansion Coach House, where there will be snacks and conversation starting at 6:15. The meeting will also be broadcast on Zoom, starting at 6:30.
Attend via Zoom:
Register in advance for this webinar at:
Attend in person:
Lord Mansion Coach House
211 21st Avenue SW
For all WNPS South Sound Chapter indoor events, masking is optional but participants may choose to wear a mask at any time. We ask that people exhibiting symptoms of sickness to participate via the Zoom link you will receive when you pre-register.